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Mayhem on I-94: Car theft suspect climbs on truck as traffic comes to halt
VFW honors Mehl and Becker with 'Teacher of the Year' awards
Emergency Service Personnel Recognized for Dedication to their Communities
Living History: JCPenney sale license is extended
Hutson recognized with international teaching award
Seniors set to lead Raiders into track season
Wolverines have positions open for new fastpitch talent
Wolverines have five state qualifiers back for 2017
Sports briefs - March 23 edition
Tigers hold Pirates at bay in 41-37 subsection tilt
Allen A. Nikkari
Assisted living facility construction moving along quickly
Tri-County Health Care offering new acid reflux procedure
Tri-County Health Care earns ACR accreditation
Minnesota Valley Irrigation celebrates 25 years
Wadena Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors present awards
'A Band Called Honalee' to perform timeless music of the '60s
Author Mary Casanova packs 'em in at Book Ends event
Entertainment briefs - March 16 edition
Gallery exhibit honors women's artwork and advocacy
Young country music star to perform in Wadena
Birth announcements - March 16 edition
The seasons of dating and marriage
Area students named to NDSU dean's list
Humbly listen to God and one another
Your letters - March 16 edition
Phillips: 'Neighbors' columnist gets well-deserved kindness
Are colored well lights against the law?
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune
Lack of snow means burning restrictions will happen soon
Tulibee dominate catch in Brainerd Jaycees Extravaganza
Annual Menahga Family Fishing Derby is Jan. 21
Shout-out for Pout: New Minnesota state eelpout record is on the books
Chronic Wasting Disease found in two farm-raised deer
August 13, 2016
Police Scanner - Aug. 11 edition
July 28 • A caller informed the police that a group of individuals was fighting in the Wadena Skate Park. Police investigated and discovered two kids wrestling. • A complainant alleged her son-in-law was in a Pontiac parked in front of her Wadena home. The complainant suspected...
August 13, 2016 - 8:15am
August 6, 2016
Police Scanner - Aug. 4 edition
July 21 • A deputy issued a citation to a driver for speeding on County Road 23. The driver, who thought he was traveling 60 miles an hour in a 55 mph zone was clocked at 82. The driver told the deputy he has recently bought the car and the cruise control was not working. He also...
August 6, 2016 - 12:10am
July 31, 2016
Police scanner - July 28 edition
July 14 • At 12:39 a.m. it was reported that a dark-colored SUV, parked behind the Sebeka Clinic, sped off toward Highway 71 when the occupants spotted the complainant's vehicle. Two loud bangs were heard near the clinic. • A man making a 911 call told the dispatcher, "they have...
July 31, 2016 - 12:10am
July 25, 2016
Police Scanner - July 21 edition
July 7 • Police received a complaint that a 16-year-old male left in a red Pontiac on Independence Day with an 18-year-old female saying he would be back by 10 p.m. that evening. The complainants suspected he might be in Cloquet. July 8 • A pair of used metal cutting shears valued...
July 25, 2016 - 12:10am
July 16, 2016
Police Scanner - July 14 edition
June 30 • Police received a complaint from a man who said he felt threatened by a store employee at a Wadena business. An officer spoke with both the complainant and the store employee. The complainant was allegedly using vulgar language and scaring customers and had been asked...
July 16, 2016 - 12:10am
July 8, 2016
Police Scanner - July 7 edition
June 22 • Suspicious pills were found inside a 12-pack of pop bought for a Sentenced to Serve (STS) worker. June 23 • Damage to property was reported on Nimrod Ave. A caller alleged the outside deck and a portion of the floor inside the house were damaged during the previous evening...
July 8, 2016 - 8:47am
July 5, 2016
Police Scanner - June 30 edition
June 16 • When an argument between two customers at the Nimrod Bar prompted the bartender to ask one to leave, he refused. The intoxicated man was given a ride home by a Wadena County deputy. • A complainant alleged a motorcycle passed his house on Highway 71 every morning between...
July 5, 2016 - 12:08am
June 25, 2016
Police Scanner - June 23 Edition
June 9 • A Huntersville Road resident reported the possible theft of a handgun. She had last seen the gun four days earlier. She heard someone in the house the night before it disappeared. • Law enforcement needed to reiterate the fact that Wadena County has no dog ordinance...
June 25, 2016 - 12:10am
June 19, 2016
Police Scanner - June 16 edition
June 2 • A caller who said he owned property south of Wadena reported there were people and vehicles at the residence and he did not know them. June 3 • A woman alerted police to the possibility a man driving a vehicle with a Minnesota license plate was stalking her. She provided...
June 19, 2016 - 12:10am
June 11, 2016
Police Scanner - June 9 edition
May 26 • The Wadena Sheriff's Department was treated to two different tales regarding the welfare of a dog living on County Road 9. The complainant alleged the dog was always tied up and had no shelter other than a barrel that was turned upside down. A deputy made contact with the...
June 11, 2016 - 12:10am
June 6, 2016
Police Scanner - June 2 edition
May 19 • Law enforcement was alerted after the caller smelled alcohol on the breath of a man who was giving his mother a ride to Wadena. • Two female prisoners were transported from the Wadena jail to Hubbard County for housing because the local facility was overfull. May 20...
June 6, 2016 - 12:08am
May 29, 2016
Police Scanner - May 26 Edition
May 13 • A resident on 133rd Avenue alleged someone wearing road construction-type clothing and a white mask punched him when he opened the door. The person then fled in an SUV. • A homeowner's sister alleged her brother's medications had been stolen by his roommate. The roommate...
May 29, 2016 - 12:10am
May 22, 2016
Police scanner - May 19 Edition
May 5 • A six-year-old Sebeka boy with an orange cast on his arm was reported missing. He was later located under a downstairs bed. • Kids were reported to be playing on the Wadena County fairgrounds. They were asked not to play on dirt piles to prevent someone getting hurt. •...
May 22, 2016 - 12:08am
May 15, 2016
Police Scanner - May 12 Edition
April 28 • A woman on her way to Tri-County Health Care pulled her black Cadillac SRX over to the side of the highway five miles south of Wadena and requested medical assistance. She was transported the rest of the way by ambulance.
May 15, 2016 - 8:15am
May 8, 2016
Police Scanner - May 5 Edition
April 21 • A glass jar full of nails was broken at the end of the complainant's driveway. The complainant, who planned to check their security cameras, told a deputy they believed it was done intentionally. • A property watch check by a deputy revealed a light on inside a house...
May 8, 2016 - 8:15am